Michael “Scratch” Wells Burris, 76, of Letart, WV, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at his home following an extended illness.

He was born June 10, 1941 in Mason, WV, a son of the late Orin Lawerence and Irene Virginia (Natross) Burris.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, WV. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, WV. Burial will follow in the Chester Cemetery, Pomeroy, OH, with Military Honors provided by V.F.W. Post #9926, Mason, WV, American Legend Post #140, New Haven, V.F.W. Post #0039, Pomeroy.